Archive | Looking for Joy

20 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Here’s What You Do When You’re Feeling Bad!

I haven’t written a joy post in a long time. It’s probably been almost a year. I didn’t feel all that joyful to tell you the truth.

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26 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Joy and Near Death Experiences: An Interesting Connection

I recently watched Katie Couric interview a woman who had been through a near death experience. Her story was classic. While kayaking, she almost drowned. Soon after being pulled from the water, her consciousness left her body, and she watched rescue workers frantically try to revive her. The next thing she knew she was speeding through a tunnel, a dark region with an incredible light at the end.

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05 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Joy Tips My Eye: What If I’m Feeling Too Bad To Be Joyful?

I’ve been sending you some joy tips lately, hoping they will inspire you to get out and do something that will bring you more happiness. Joy tips, shmoy tips….you say. How am I supposed to be joyful when I don’t feel joyful enough to do any of these stupid joy tips. Sitting around and thinking […]

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27 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Drag Queen Bingo

I am fortunate to live in a town that not only has the usual things to offer like opera, music, dance, galleries etc., but this unique town of Asheville  offers some things that are a little bit out of the ordinary. The other night I happened to come across an ad for Drag Queen Bingo. […]

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18 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Laughter Is The Outward Expression Of Joy

There we were in my uncles kitchen. My mother, uncle, cousins and nephews. Ken and I started to sing a little Irish ditty that someone had taught us years ago and off to the races we went with hysteria. We laughed and laughed.

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26 July 2011 ~ 1 Comment

I Get The Message!

The other day my friend and I were standing in my driveway getting ready to get in the car to go play some tennis. I had my cute little white tennis skirt on with my cute little white shirt. I had my cute little white socks on with my ever so cute little white tennis […]

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22 June 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Birthday Bananza In Asheville

Between the four of us, we had two coolers, two bags of wigs, a multitude of suitcases and bags of incidentals, incidentals? From the moment they arrived at 11:00am we were pretty much out of control. We moved into our rooms, set up the bar and got out our wigs.

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13 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

April Fools Prank (Part 1)

It was a very vague letter so I knew right then that my husband had pulled an April Fools joke on me. He said no, it wasn’t an April Fools joke and showed me the emails return address which was from this agency in Beverly Hills. He worked very hard at making everything look legitimate. He had the logo, he had a phone number which was real, he had Lois Goldman as the Senior Artistic Director who I looked up and sure enough she lived in Beverly Hills, he had the address, he worded things like an agent would. Everything made sense.

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02 August 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Help! Do Something!

These friends of ours have two dogs and one of them must have gotten sick All of a sudden we hear our buddy yell “OHHH!” from the living room. The poor guy stepped in a pile of whatever and he was having a stroke over it.

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28 July 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Uncontrollable Laughter

I can remember getting caught soaping windows when I was a kid. There we were, Halloween night soaping garage windows and out came the owner of the house.

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